Reza Team member

The Team

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Reza Ovissipour, Ph.D.

Principle Investigator 




Assistant Professor in Food Safety and Cellular Agriculture

 Department of Food Science and Technology/SAREC

Ph.D.   Biosystems Engineering          Washington State University  

Ph.D.   Bioprocess Engineering          Tarbiat Modares University     

      M.Sc.  Seafood Technology                Tarbiat Modares University                  Aquaculture Engineering                     GAU                                                 

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Lexi Duscher, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher 




Postdoctoral Researcher in Cellular Agriculture

SAREC

                      Ph.D.   Microbiology and Cell Science          University of Florida                

B.Sc. Marine Science                                     Eckerd College

B.A. Environmental Studies                            Eckerd College

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Inayat Batish 
 
Ph.D. Student in Cellular Agriculture

 Department of Food Science and Technology/SAREC
M.Sc.  Industrial Biotechnology      NIT (India)
B.Sc.   Biotechnology                     PTU (India)

Thet M. Aung 



M.Sc. Student in Cellular Agriculture


 Department of Food Science and Technology/SAREC

B.Sc.   Food Science and Technology    VT

Zach

Zachary Shea


Ph.D. Student in Crop and Soil Sciences

(Main advisor: Dr. Bo Zhnag)


School of Plant And Environmental Sciences

B.Sc.   Zoology   NCSU

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Julia J. Kesselring

 

M.Sc. Student in Intenstinal Biome


  Department of Food Science and Technology 

B.Sc.   Food Science and Technology   UDel

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Amiti Banavar


M.Sc. Student in Cellular Agriculture 


 Department of Food Science and Technology/SAREC

B.Sc.   Biomedical Engineering          Stony Brook University

Rose

Rose Thai 


Lab Specialist-SAREC

B.Sc.   Biological Sciences                  Virginia Tech

B.Sc.  Experimental Neurosciences      Virginia Tech 

Lab Alumni

Janak

Janak Dhakal

Postdoctoral Researcher in COVID (2020-2021)

Next Position: Postdoctoral Researcher 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Caio

Caio Miyai 

Postdoctoral Researcher in Alternative Proteins

for AquaFeed (2019-2021)

Next Position: Senior Researcher

São Paulo State University

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Samad Keramat 

Research Scientist in Alternative Proteins for AquaFeed 

(2020-2021)


Next Position: Associate Professor  

Sari Agricultural Sciences University 

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Maggie Marshall

Undergraduate Summer Intern (2019) 

Next Position: Senior Research Assistant

Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Shamil

Shamil Rafeeq 

Visiting Scholar-Nanobubbles Technology  

(2020-2021)


Next Position: Associate Professor  

Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center